The winter storm moving through the Southeast is expected to have a heavy impact in the Piedmont of North Carolina and southern Virginia, but is expected to have little or no impact farther north, the weather service said.
The winter storm that was working its way across South Carolina Sunday plunged close to 100,000 power customers into darkness, according to the energy companies.
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Emergency crews including state troopers and the National Guard worked overnight to clear traffic accidents on major roadways.
"North Carolina is in the cold icy grip of a mammoth winter storm", Gov. Roy Cooper said.
WTVR reported that the flight was supposed to leave at 8 a.m. Sunday, but passengers were stuck on the runway until 11 a.m. after officials said the weather worsened.
"Getting out on unsafe roads could put your life at risk", said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.
"We're just going keep an eye outside and make sure it's safe for everyone", said Diana Rakowski, Manager of Spring Garden Diner.
Motorists in north Georgia the Carolinas and Virginia can expect snow and ice today
A winter storm tearing through the Southeast threatens to keep residents stuck at home with days of unsafe driving conditions, canceled flights and power outages.
Widespread power outages were reported throughout Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and even parts of Alabama.
According to the National Weather Service, Maryland's Dorchester, Wicomico and Somerset counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory.
Snow and rain are expected to continue falling in the Southeast as the low pressure slowly begins to pull away from the coast. The NWS gave a 40 percent chance of mixed sleet and snow Monday night, but build up was not expected. American Airlines and its regional partners canceled 225 flights Saturday, 1,100 for Sunday and 300 for Monday, American said in a news release.
Virginia State Police reported 1,177 crashes since Sunday morning and asked residents to stay off the roads Monday.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport appeared to be the hardest hit major airport. The airport had almost 400 cancellations, about one-fourth of its scheduled flights.
In South Carolina, a state known for palmettos rather than freezing rain, ice-covered roads are making driving conditions perilous.
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